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Population in 2012: 10,484 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 

Males: 4,968  (47.4%)
Females: 5,516  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46992.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,920 (it was $34,401 in 2000)
Wabash:

$32,920
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,724

Wabash city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,651 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Wabash:

$78,651
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $93,622; Detached houses: $95,417; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,021; In 2-unit structures: $77,950; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,958; Mobile homes: $33,053

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • White alone - 10,345 (97.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 131 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 89 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wabash: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.0%), German (24.7%), Irish (12.6%), English (10.0%), Dutch (2.6%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1849

Elevation: 984 feet

Land area: 8.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,178 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wabash:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wabash city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

72 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Wabash, Indiana as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wabash to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $369 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $298 (0.4%)

Wabash satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (41.3 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lagro, IN (2.4 miles ), Somerset, IN (3.0 miles ), Roann, IN (3.0 miles ), La Fontaine, IN (3.2 miles ), Laketon, IN (3.5 miles ), Andrews, IN (3.5 miles ), Jalapa, IN (3.6 miles) , Peru, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 85.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,849 (+26.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,891 (70.4%)

Area code: 260

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Crime rates in Wabash by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.08.90.00.00.0
Rapes 1002001250
per 100,000 8.50.00.017.30.00.08.918.146.50.0
Robberies 32023336107
per 100,000 25.516.90.017.326.226.326.654.492.965.3
Assaults 2670202162
per 100,000 17.050.858.90.017.50.017.79.155.718.7
Burglaries 33513459486570556250
per 100,000 280.3431.9285.9509.2419.0569.9620.4499.0576.0466.5
Thefts 1501511549314388125132142124
per 100,000 1274.11278.71294.8802.61248.1771.61107.91197.71319.21156.9
Auto thefts 81911151815817115
per 100,000 68.0160.992.5129.5157.1131.570.9154.3102.246.7
Arson 3501310211
per 100,000 25.542.30.08.626.28.80.018.19.39.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 94.5110.291.597.7103.889.7130.6128.7178.6106.7

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Crime rate in Wabash detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Indiana average:

1.74

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Wabash, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -762 (-6.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wabash-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Wabash city center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wabash-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Wabash center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Wabash center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wabash County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wabash topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Franklin Hildebrand - Journalist, Colleen Coble - US author, John P. Costas (engineer) - Electrical engineer, Ben Meek - Soccer player, Keith Shepherd - Baseball player, Rick Brandenburg - Entomologist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Wabash:

  • WABASH-MIAMI HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 400 ASH ST STE B PO BOX 548)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, 456 W MARKET STREET)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, 1667 PIKE ST)
  • WABASH COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 710 N EAST ST)
  • AUTUMN RIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, 600 WASHINGTON AVE)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF WABAS (Nursing Home, 1900 ALBER ST)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, 1720 ALBER ST)
  • MILLERS MERRY MANOR INC (Nursing Home, 1035 MANCHESTER AV)
  • VERNON MANOR CHILDRENS HOME (Nursing Home, 1955 S VERNON ST)
  • WABASH HLTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, 600 WASHINGTON ST)
  • WABASH SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 710 N EAST ST)

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Airports and heliports located in Wabash:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wabash:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 22 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,899)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 26 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,468)
  • Taylor University (about 30 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 8,540)
  • Ball State University (about 48 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)

Public high schools in Wabash:

Private high schools in Wabash:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 179 SOUTHWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 619 N STATE ROAD 13; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wabash:

Private elementary/middle school in Wabash:

  • ST BERNARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 191 N CASS ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Wabash, School District: M S D WABASH COUNTY SCHOOLS

Library in Wabash:

  • WABASH CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $767,891; Location: 188 WEST HILL STREET; 66,838 books; 4,304 audio materials; 3,525 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 166 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • WC Mills is grades 4 & 5 OJ Neighbours is grades Pre-K through 3

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Notable locations in Wabash: Wabash Country Club (A), Wabash Fire Department Station 2 (B), Wabash Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Lawns Cemetery (1), Hebrew Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Treaty Creek (A), Stone Creek (B), Helm Creek (C), Charley Creek (D), Burr Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Argus Development Group (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; W 344 Hill St), Fair Play Coin Operated Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 447 Stitt Street), Parties by Fairplay (Amusement & Theme Parks; 92 East Market Street), Fairplay Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 92 East Market Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1311 North Cass Street), Red Apple Inn (111 West Market St), Honeywell House (720 North Wabash).

Courts: Indiana State - License Branch Auto- Wabash (45 East Market Street), Wabash City - City Court (23 West Market Street), Wabash County Council On Aging Incorporated - Information (239 Bond Street).

 
Wabash County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wabash and their reported violations in the past:

CARRIAGE HOUSE ESTATES (Population served: 89, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-15-2004 and DEC-28-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-14-2000 to APR-01-2004)
WABASH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for American Indian residents, 6.7% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wabash, IN

People in group quarters in Wabash in 2010:

  • 241 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 109 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wabash in 2000:

  • 179 people in nursing homes
  • 87 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 84 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Wabash compared to Indiana state average:

Wabash, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Wabash (2011 data):

  • First Merchants Bank National Association: West Market Street Branch, Wabash Downtown, Chippewa Branch. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation
  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: North Cass Branch at 1004 North Cass, branch established on 1989/09/07. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Wabash Walmart Branch at 1601 N Cass St, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Crossroads Bank: at 1205 N Cass Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $327.0 mil, Deposits: $280.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices
  • MutualBank: Wabash Branch at 1307 North Cass Street, branch established on 1995/08/07. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $1,424.6 mil, Deposits: $1,167.2 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wabash Branch at 841 North Cass Street, branch established on 1964/11/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wabash travel time to work - commute


Wabash mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Wabash city (based on Wabash County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.40%
Here49.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of the BrethrenEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents18.9%17.0%14.7%9.0%5.1%
Congregations24.7%13.0%2.6%6.5%2.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) The (Ashland, Ohio) Brethren ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.2%3.5%2.9%2.8%21.9%
Congregations1.3%5.2%3.9%3.9%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Wabash County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wabash County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Wabash County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wabash County:

29.0%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,560$38,2400$0
Other Government Administration 13$35,765$33,0140$0
Judicial and Legal 3$4,689$18,7560$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$90,015$41,5450$0
Police - Other 6$14,433$28,8667$3,345
Firefighters 34$104,822$36,9960$0
Streets and Highways 10$30,075$36,0900$0
Sewerage 10$28,828$34,5940$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,719$40,3142$2,004
Totals for Government 107$324,906$36,4389$5,349

Wabash government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $584,000 ($55.70)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($9.54)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,079,000 ($579.84)
    Sewerage: $1,081,000 ($103.11)
    Regular Highways: $782,000 ($74.59)
    Fire Protection: $624,000 ($59.52)
    Police Protection: $505,000 ($48.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $334,000 ($31.86)
    Health Services - Other: $305,000 ($29.09)
    Air Transportation: $141,000 ($13.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $367,000 ($35.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $70,000 ($6.68)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($2.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($2.10)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.48)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.29)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,282,000 ($313.05)

Wabash government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.76)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,202,000 ($210.03)
    All Other: $585,000 ($55.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($3.82)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,195,000 ($113.98)
    Highways: $91,000 ($8.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $926,000 ($88.33)
    Interest Earnings: $156,000 ($14.88)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,065,000 ($101.58)
    All Other: $496,000 ($47.31)
    Highways: $341,000 ($32.53)
  • Tax - Property: $4,919,000 ($469.19)
    Public Utilities: $86,000 ($8.20)
    NEC: $9,000 ($0.86)

Wabash government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,260,000 ($787.87)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,330,000 ($222.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,880,000 ($942.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $710,000 ($67.72)

Wabash government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,943,000 ($280.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,113,000 ($583.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $405,000 ($38.63)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Wabash County:

0.12%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami County, IN  0.64% ($26,554 average AGI)
from Kosciusko County, IN  0.63% ($32,061)
from Grant County, IN  0.51% ($31,803)


6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kosciusko County, IN  0.77% ($28,980 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.57% ($27,347)
to Miami County, IN  0.46% ($26,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wabash:

  • WJOT (1510 AM; daytime; 0 kW; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WARU (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wabash:

  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W203AS (88.5 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wabash:

  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Wabash fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $497,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,249

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wabash, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wabash)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wabash, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wabash)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wabash)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Wabash


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wabash, IN

Most common first names in Wabash, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17480.2 years
Robert16170.1 years
James12768.0 years
John12474.8 years
William11973.3 years
Charles11072.4 years
Helen8777.2 years
Paul7371.5 years
Ruth7079.2 years
George5674.3 years
Most common last names in Wabash, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8473.5 years
Miller7774.9 years
Martin4076.4 years
Williams3373.9 years
Brown3173.3 years
Wilson2678.2 years
Baker2577.0 years
Adams2480.3 years
Campbell2474.3 years
Davis2374.5 years
Businesses in Wabash, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike4
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx2Subway1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Vans1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Wabash, IN


Wabash on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary D. Barnett (4)
  • James Shriver (2)
  • James R. Almeda (2)
  • Glenn A. Butcher (2)
  • Jerry L. Proffitt (2)
  • Joshua William Butcher (2)
  • Jessica M. Weiss (2)
  • Richard B. Flora (2)
  • George Arthur Carver (1)
  • Humberto Rodriguez (1)

Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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